The 2016 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft took center stage on Thursday, and the Brandon Wheat Kings grabbed some of the spotlight a day ahead of the start of the WHL Final vs Seattle by making a trade with Moose Jaw to move 9 spots up the draft board.
The Wheaties sending their 21st overall pick, plus their 3rd and 6th round selections to the Warriors for the 12th overall pick to take Prince Albert Defenceman Braden Schneider.
The first Manitoban selected in the draft was also part of a trade in Round One as the Vancouver Giants made a deal with Kelowna for the 20th overall pick and took Brandon Wheat Kings Triple AAA Bantam Goalie Trent Miner.
There were a total of 36 Manitoba players selected in the Draft, six of them taken by Brandon.
Click on the logo below for the results from the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft in Calgary.